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Dopt Order - Clarification on increase in certain allowances by further 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances

Clarification on increase in certain allowances by further 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances

No.A-27012/1/2014-Estt. (Allowance) 
Government of India 
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension 
Department of Personnel & Training 
Block-IV, Old JNU Campus 

New Delhi, 28th April, 2014. 

OFFICE MEMORANDUM 

Subject: Clarification on increase in certain allowances by further 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1.1.2014 —

The undersigned is directed to refer to para 1(j) of this Department's O.M. No.12011/03/2008-Estt (Allowance) dated 2.9.2008. This provides that the limits of Children Education Allowance would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%. References are being received from various quarters with regard to the amount of Children Education Allowance admissible consequent upon enhancement of Dearness Allowance
payable to Central Government employees @ 100% w.e.f. 1 s` January, 2014 announced vide Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M. No.1/1/2014-E-II (B) dated 27 th  March, 2014.

2. In accordance with the above, the following shall be the revised limits: 

a) The annual ceiling limit for reimbursement of Children Education Allowance shall be Rs.18,000/- per child. Accordingly, the quarterly claim could be more than Rs.4500/- in one quarter. The Hostel Subsidy shall be Rs.4500/- per month per child; 

b) The rates of Special Allowance for Child Care to women with disabilities stands revised to Rs.1500/- per month; and 

c) The annual ceiling for reimbursement of Children Education Allowance for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised to Rs.36,000/- per annum per child and the rates of Hostel Subsidy for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised to 
Rs.9000/- per child per month. 

3. These revisions are applicable with effect from l g January, 2014 

4. These revisions shall be subject to other terms and conditions mentioned in this Department's O.M. No.12011/03/2008-Estt (Allowance) dated 2.9.2008, O.M. No.12011/04/2008 dated 11.9.2008 and 
12011/07(0/2011-Estt.(AL) dated 21.2.2012. 


(Mukul Ratra)
Director
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Source: http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02est/A-27012_1_2014-Estt.Allowance-28042014.pdf

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